A look back, and a look ahead: The Auburn staff

As January comes to a close, and new head coaches finalize their staffs heading into the 2021 seasons, we wanted to provide a look back at the previous staff, as well as a way to look ahead at a recap of the new additions. Think...

Dabo Swinney may have missed the national title game with covid

Had Clemson defeated Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, Dabo Swinney may have had to miss the game due to an as-yet-undisclosed case of coronavirus. To back things up: On Jan. 16, Clemson running back Darren Rencher and his girlfriend recorded a video in which...

Alabama, Nick Saban eye Vols assistant for Tide super-staff

Alabama's staff turns over. Nick Saban reloads. When every move is finalized in this coaching cycle, Saban just might have his best coaching staff ever at the University of Alabama – on the backside of the Tide's sixth national championship with Saban at the helm...

Gary Andersen reportedly walks away from $2.7 million

When many in and around the college football industry forecasted a lighter than usual coaching market following the 2020 season, they reasoned, understandably, that schools wouldn't have the funds and/or the stomach to pay multi-multi-million dollar buyouts amid a global pandemic. This wasn't the case,...

Report: LSU to hire new defensive coordinator

Daronte Jones is expected to be LSU's next defensive coordinator Bruce Feldman shares this afternoon. Jones, the Minnesota Vikings' defensive backs coach, continues Ed Orgeron's affinity with NFL assistants. The trend began with the hiring of then-unknown Saints offensive assistant Joe Brady, a move that...

John Madden explains why he’d hire some good, young gamers onto his staff

Back in 2008, I landed my first college coaching position as an intern, and one of the other candidates that interviewed actually brought his gaming system with him and was in the process of hooking it up to TV in a coaches office when...

EdjVarsity – Best & Worst coaching decisions – Week 20

Brought to you by our friends at EdjVarsity: From this weekend’s Conference Championship games, we’ll recap all 4th down decisions that had at least 2% (pre-snap) win probability at stake. As a reminder, our analyses always consider two critical factors: 1) how the teams match...

2020 FootballScoop Coach of the Year finalists — Defense/Special Teams

Amid a year of unprecedented challenges, coaches across college football rose to the challenge. Through a global pandemic, coaches assisted their players through a spring and summer spent in their hometowns, and then led them through a season of constant disruption and adapted to...

Report: Tom Arth is staying at Akron, and not heading to the NFL

Update >> Arth has released a statement that, well...read it for yourself. https://twitter.com/ZipsFB/status/1353792063582531586 Last week, a report shared that the Chargers and new head coach Brandon Staley were targeting Akron head coach Tom Arth for spot on the staff. Staley served as Arth's defensive coordinator at John...